Robert Romano

Robert Romano is the Vice President of Public Policy at Americans for Limited Government and can be reached at robert@getliberty.org. He grew up in a suburban Long Island township. He studied and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Stony Brook University with the Class of 2008. In his free time, he composes music on piano, paints oil on canvas, and writes fiction.

Robert lives in Virginia, is married and is a father of two.

Robert Romano
05.05.2021

After Trump banned for life on Facebook, is today’s social tyranny creating the conditions for one-party rule?

By Robert Romano “If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, and only one person were of the contrary opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind.” That was […]

05.03.2021

India’s Covid outbreak is bad, but it would be much worse if the population there were as old as the U.S. population

The biggest difference in the U.S. appears to have been Operation Warp Speed that began under President Donald Trump in 2020, which mass produced tens of millions of vaccines before they were even approved by the Food and Drug Administration, such that if one or more of them […]

04.30.2021

Census reapportionment could tilt 2024 to the GOP. Will Trump run again?

Red states have picked up a net three Electoral College votes and if Trump ran again and managed to flip Georgia, Arizona and Wisconsin back to the Republicans’ column, it would give him a 272 to 266 Electoral College majority in 2024. By Robert Romano Just a scant 43,000 votes in Georgia, Arizona and Wisconsin separated […]

04.28.2021

Former DOJ official who helped get false Trump-Russia FISA against Carter Page approved named as FISA amicus curiae

The American people’s representatives do not even get to ask questions of this court. Maybe it’s just time to abolish it. By Robert Romano Former Acting Assistant Attorney General for National Security Mary McCord who helped steward the ill-fated, false Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrant application […]

04.27.2021

Chauvin guilty verdict still not enough for BLM co-founder, says ‘we have to move towards abolition’ of criminal justice system

The long-term goal of BLM is to abolish the criminal justice system entirely. Is this a call for anarchy? By Robert Romano Black Lives Matter (BLM) co-founder Patrisse Cullors has reacted to the guilty verdict of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George […]

04.23.2021

Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema are all that stand in the way of D.C. statehood (and Puerto Rico, too)

Everything at the top of the Democratic agenda is cementing power and establishing one-party rule, an alarming trend to say the least that should have all fair-minded Americans concerned in the current cancel culture environment. By Robert Romano The House of Representatives voted on a party-line vote […]

04.22.2021

Is Biden’s court-packing threat intimidating the Supreme Court into skipping controversial cases?

Is the court avoiding controversial issues while Democrats control the House, Senate and White House so as to not provoke Biden into utilizing the nuclear option to pack the court? If so, this illustrates the dangers of politicizing what is supposed to be an independent […]

04.19.2021

Manchin saves the filibuster for now, so House Democrats call Supreme Court packing ‘infrastructure’

“Supreme Court expansion is infrastructure.”  — U.S. Rep. Mondaire Jones (D-NY) Are Congressional Democrats planning to expand the Supreme Court to 13 justices for the first time in history on budget reconciliation? By Robert Romano On April 7, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) penned an oped for the Washington Post entitled, “I will not […]

04.13.2021

Inflation pops to 2.6 percent last 12 months on oil and energy as Covid printing press runs on overdrive

The recovery is already occurring, we don’t need more stimulus. By Robert Romano The Consumer Price Index has predictably jumped up 2.6 percent the past twelve months, and up 0.6 percent in the month of March alone as oil, gasoline and piped natural gas prices have rallied, […]

04.12.2021

2020 push for mail-in ballots favored Democratic turnout in swing states

In short, H.R. 1 and S. 1 are pushes to end the two-party system and institute one-party rule. By Robert Romano But for the Covid pandemic and the subsequent push for mail-in ballots, and former President Donald Trump would have likely been reelected and Republicans may have […]

04.09.2021

Biden must enforce the 2020 Trump trade deal with China to keep Beijing in check

By Robert Romano China increased purchases of U.S. goods in 2020 by 17.1 percent to $124.7 billion , U.S. Census data shows , the highest since 2017, following the U.S.-China trade deal that was brokered by former President Donald Trump in Jan. 2020 right before the Covid outbreak. After a slow start amid the pandemic […]

04.08.2021

Democrats want recurring payments in $2.3 trillion infrastructure bill—is this the beginning of universal income?

If you tell people they can stay home and still earn money, unsurprisingly, many will do just that, given the incentive for people to stay home, millions Americans will respond by ceasing labor participation. By Robert Romano As Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) moves to double […]

04.07.2021

Senate Democrats double down on budget reconciliation for $2.3 trillion infrastructure bill—does that mean the filibuster is safe?

Previously, budget reconciliation was understood by both parties to mean the Senate could pass just one budget resolution a year. No longer. Now the Senate parliamentarian has effectively changed Senate rules allowing the Senate majority to in effect “double dip” on the procedure that only […]

04.06.2021

The national debt skyrocketed $4.96 trillion since Jan. 2020, so why are interest rates still relatively low?

As long as demand for the treasuries remain constant, we don’t have skyrocketing interest rates or a sovereign debt crisis — for now. By Robert Romano In 2020, as the global economy was shutting down, markets were reeling and governments were organizing a response to the Covid […]

04.05.2021

Covid lockdowns disproportionately knocked women, blacks out of the labor force—reopening helps them more, too

From a labor market perspective, reopening is an unquestioned good, especially for the women and minorities who were the most hurt by the Covid lockdowns in the first place. By Robert Romano State-led Covid pandemic lockdowns, general orders to stay home or for businesses not to operate, […]

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